25 best music making gadgets

Whether you're a heavy metal machine, a jazz hepcat or a synth wizard, you'll be able to make some noise with these musical gadgets

Korg Monotribe

£165, gear4music.com

A truly awesome piece of musical magic from Korg for the acid house and techno tweaking wannabe DJ. Simply twist a few knobs on the Monotribe and you sound like you’re controlling the writhing sweaty bodies of a packed Ibiza club.

It works both as an analogue drum machine and a musical filter, meaning you can sit around warping beats using the 8-step sequencer for hours, or start getting into the more complicated matter of reworking your favourite house hits.

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